Hanna Comments on Fiscal Health of Leon County Schools

Hanna Comments on Fiscal Health of Leon County Schools

Superintendent Rocky Hanna spoke during the April 13, 2021 Leon County School Board meeting about Pillar V of the Strategic Plan -the School Board’s fiscal stewardship and transparency initiative. Leon County Schools employ 4,500 full time employees with a student body of over 30,000. The School Board’s annual budget is $500 million and its capital […]

LCS Awards Legal Services Contract to Pittman Law Group

LCS Awards Legal Services Contract to Pittman Law Group

During the April 13, 2021 Leon County School Board meeting, the Board unanimously awarded the contract for legal services to the Pittman Law Group, P.L. at an annual retainer fee of $78,000. The agreement begins April 13th, 2021 and will continue through until June 30th, 2024, with an option to renew for an additional three […]

Leon County Commission Approves Schedule for Redistricting Process

Leon County Commission Approves Schedule for Redistricting Process

During the April 13th Leon County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Commissioners heard the status report for the Commission redistricting process. They have approved the scheduling of the Public Hearing for adopting the ordinance amending the County districts. The Public Hearing will be held December 14, 2021 at six o’clock p.m. The approval of […]

Apalachee Park Set to Get $1.4 Million in Improvements

Apalachee Park Set to Get $1.4 Million in Improvements

The Leon County Board of County Commissioner’s approved the bid for new construction of the Apalachee Regional Park entrance and other improvements. The approval awards the contract to Shaffield Building Specialties, in the amount of $1,349,448. Approximately $440,000 of the funding would come from the Tourism Development fund. Approving the bid to begin construction on […]

County Commission Votes to Establish a North Monroe Task Force

County Commission Votes to Establish a North Monroe Task Force

At the April 13th Leon County Board of County Commissioners, elected officials voted to approve the creation of a Citizens’ North Monroe Street Task Force. Local businesses and residents have reported a decline in the condition and appearance of the North Monroe corridor and they have voiced interest in working with the County to address […]

Leon County Launches “Vax Map”

Leon County Launches “Vax Map”

Leon County announced the new “Vax Map” to help citizens navigate the County for COVID-19 vaccines. As the eligibility for the vaccine increases to include more of the population in the State of Florida, Leon County released a new online resource for users to locate vaccine sites.  The new database allows for users to select […]

Leon County School Board Reviews Construction Projects

Leon County School Board Reviews Construction Projects

The Leon County School Board reviewed an updated report on school related construction projects during the School Board meeting on March 23rd. The Superintendent is required to submit to the Board a semi-annual status update of all construction projects that are planned to being in the next 12 months, that are currently active, or that […]

School Board Approves Decrease In Teacher Evaluations for 2021

School Board Approves  Decrease In Teacher Evaluations for 2021

During the March 9th Leon County School Board meeting, the board unanimously voted for the approval to decrease the amount of required formal and informal evaluations for teachers during the school year. Deana McAllister, the Labor and Employee Director and Equity Officer for Leon County Schools, made the case that teachers have been under additional […]